April 25, 2018

Eight Nuanced Ideas When Understanding Results from Matched Pilots

By Dave Kil and Laura Malcolm

David Kil

Dave Kil has more than 20 years of experience in building various analytics apps and solutions spanning nonlinear time-series analysis to predictive analytics, outcomes research, and user experience optimization. He and his team are working on (1) improving predictive algorithms to provide much more actionable insights, (2) adding new capabilities to automate ROI and outcomes analyses as part of action analytics, and (3) making the Civitas Learning analytics platform self-learning and more intelligent over time. He holds 14 U.S. patents, is the author of a book on pattern recognition and predictions, and has published a number of articles in journals. He currently serves as chief data scientist with Civitas Learning.

Laura Malcolm

Laura Malcolm has nearly 20 years of education and product design experience in building technology products to serve partner institutions, faculty, and students in the attainment of their educational goals. She began her career as a high school teacher in Austin and through that experience discovered her deep interest in designing tools to help people learn. Prior to joining Civitas Learning, she spent 10 years in executive leadership roles directing the design and development of innovative educational technology products. She is a two-time CODiE Award recipient for product design. She currently serves as senior vice president, outcomes and strategy for Civitas Learning.